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On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī attended a celebration marking al-mawlid al-Nabawī, the anniversary of Prophet Muḥammad’s birth, organized by the Ministry of Awqāf.  
Statements by ʿAbd Allāh Rushdī, an Egyptian researcher, imām, and preacher at al-Sayiddah Nafīssah Mosque, about marrying female captives and having sex with them is causing a flurry of backlash.  When he was asked on Twitter about owning a female slave and having sex with her, he said, “She is a...
The Egyptian Salafist movement called on the Egyptian Ministry of Endowments to close the Imam al-Ḥussayn shrine, citing fears that Shiite rituals would be conducted in front of the mosque. The demand was rejected by Egyptian Sufi currents, who warned there would be an outrage in the community in...
The Episcopal Church launched the "Art for All People" initiative as part of the h "Together for the Development of Egypt" project in al- Minya governorate. The initiative aims to address the problems that young people face in Egypt through artistic performances and presentations prepared by three...
Doctor Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, Egyptian Minister of Awqāf, has announced his decision to allocate a session of the 30th International Conference of the Islamic Affairs Supreme Council to the topic of women’s role in state-building. The conference, titled “Nation-building in Jurisprudence…A Modern...
The governor of al-Ismaʿīliyya, Ḥamdī ʿUthmān, stressed on the importance of the role of religious leaders, Muslims and Christians, in raising awareness of the people to participate in the referendum process on the new constitutional amendments of 2019.
Seeking to convert mosques throughout the holy month of Ramadan into a tolerant oasis for moderate preaching, the Minister of endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, decided to form a tripartite committee headed by Shaykh Jābir Tāyiʿ, head of the religious sector, and the membership of Dr....
His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, visited Sunday the headquarters of al-Azhar, accompanied by a large church delegation to express felicitations for the occasion of ʿĪd al-Aḍḥā. 
During his word in the meeting of the Parliament’s Religious and Endowments Affairs Committee, the Minister of Awqāf Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah said that both al-Azhar and the Coptic Orthodox Church have received their endowments from the Ministry of Awqāf.

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